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What do I need to know about caring for someone with high-arched feet?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you know someone with high-arched feet that are causing pain, you should advise the person to see a podiatrist. The podiatrist will be able to decide if the person needs surgery or non-surgical treatment. Milder cases of high-arched feet can be treated by devices like insoles and special shoes that are sold over-the-counter. These are possible options for treatment that you can recommend.

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